The Baseball Hall of Fame Proof won the 2016 Coin of the Year award, the same year that the Cubs took the series. Now you can win twice over with these beautifully detailed coins. The 2014-W $5 Baseball Hall of Fame Proof is struck in 90% pure gold with a weight 8.359 grams and a 21.6 mm in diameter. The 2014-P $1 Silver Baseball Hall of Fame Proof is struck in 90% fine silver, weighs 26.73 grams and is an impressive 38.1 mm in diameter.
Struck in both gold and silver, this series of coins was a sellout from its earliest days due to its stunning design with an obverse depicting a baseball glove and its reverse featuring a unique rounded surface. Only 50,000 of this coin were minted in 2014, and far fewer are still available with the special Chicago Cubs label. minting only 400,000 Silver Dollars, the 2014 Silver Baseball Hall of Fame coin sold out in 13 days. Even fewer are available with the special Chicago Cubs label.
Given that the Cubs had the longest World Series winning drought in baseball history, this selection a great choice for any fan of America’s favorite pastime.
These commemorative coins feature a concave baseball glove design. The curvature of the coin captures the look of the open glove. Statutory inscriptions are creatively integrated into the design where the stitching would normally be. The convex shape that curves just like a baseball. Statutory inscriptions on this face are included where print usually is on a regulation baseball.
The NGC grade of PF 70 ULTRA CAMEO is printed on a label that honors the Chicago Cubs as the 2016 World Series Champions.
The grade is PF70 (Proof 70 or Perfect 70) which means the coin is completely flawless. Ultra Cameo is designated for Proof coins based on their fully frosted design and highly reflective fields on the obverse and reverse, giving it a pleasant visual contrast.
ACCOMPANIED WITH A SPORTS ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO BASEBALL– With 60 pages of spectacular new photographs, 300+ pages overall, and world class writing by Sports Illustrated’s best writers, the Sports Illustrated “The Baseball Book, Expanded Edition”, Hard Cover – October 11, 2011 is a nice coffee table book if you are a baseball enthusiast.